Categories - Healthcare


Tips for Navigating Coronavirus and Your Healthcare Benefits

Mar 17

COVID-19 coronavirus What is COVID-19?COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The virus enters the body through the nose, mouth or eyes, and causes a respiratory (lung) infection. Here ... Read Full Post

What to Do if You Have Symptoms of COVID-19

Mar 17

Access telehealth benefits if you are feeling sick For the benefit of all, if you have COVID-19 symptoms, access your telehealth benefits to see whether you need screening. By using a phone or computer, you’ll receive guidance about whether you need to be seen or tested while freeing up o... Read Full Post

Tips for Avoiding COVID-19

Mar 17

Wash your hands Here are tips for avoiding contracting COVID-19:Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Hum the complete “Happy Birthday” song to be sure you’ve washed thoroughly. If you don’t... Read Full Post

Five Employer Healthcare Strategy Trends to Consider

Feb 18

What's Next By Cynthia McGrath, HR and Healthcare Marketing Communications ConsultantTackling rising costs and gaps in healthcare quality remains a challenge. One of the hottest trends over the last few years to address these needs... Read Full Post

Prevalence of Diabetes Growing: Chronic, Costly, and Deadly Disease Takes Toll on Patients and Payers

Oct 15

Diabetes is a costly and chronic disease If you attended edHEALTH’s Annual Meeting, you saw the visual impact of diabetes in the United States. The prevalence has skyrocketed between 1990s and today, according to the Read Full Post

Population Health Helps Improve Quality and Reduce Costs

Feb 4

Population health programs improve quality and reduce costs CINDY MCGRATH | February 4, 2019How do we go about improving care for our employees while reducing costs? That’s the conundrum facing most employer healthcare purchasers. According to HCMS Group, edHEALTH’s data warehouse, 5%... Read Full Post

Collaborating to Cut Costs in Higher Education: Can It Be Done?

Feb 27

Collaboration bends healthcare cost curve in higher education TRACY HASSETT | February 27, 2017from New England Board of Higher Education JournalWhile collaboration takes time, there is strong evidence that it is necessary for bending the rising healthcare cost trends experienced by... Read Full Post

Who Knew?

Oct 31

Who Knew? TRACY HASSETT | October 31, 2016When we started edHEALTH three ago, I never imagined I’d be an employee of edHEALTH, that we’d reach so many of our goals so quickly, that we’d have a website, or that... Read Full Post